Heavylift / Breakbulk
Bridging the river Amur
Livo Logistics and Topline Express Logistics teamed up to mutually support each other in northeastern China recently, where ten cranes had to cross the border from China into Russia. An unseasonable winter storm in spring was a boon rather than a bane.
Ready to go and flexible
The way airfreight is currently gasping for capacities probably causes stressful moments for many a logistician today – all the more so if they have to shift particularly large or heavy consignments. ITJ editor Andreas Haug spoke to a charter specialist about the current state...
From Ravenna to Rotterdam
The company Briese Chartering recently transported eight 74 m pylons weighing 282 t each from the Adriatic to the North Sea. The world’s largest crane ship took over the consignments there and took them to their final destination on an oil platform.
25 years – 100,000s of tonnes
Kita Logistics is celebrating an anniversary, with CEO Emre Eldener busy driving forward the development of the Turkish logistics company. The firm plans to grow again in the project cargo logistics segment this year, having suffered a bit of a slowdown in 2019.
3 hours – not 18
Good ideas are of the essence when knocking down an oil platform into its individual components and loading them onto a barge. The Mexican company Eseasa deployed a caterpillar crane for the first time, thus cutting down the estimated project time.
Thinking in different scenarios
Holleman Romania added a broad range of subsidiaries to its core market in Romania a long time ago, with branches in Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, Ukraine and Moldova. CEO George Nita told the ITJ’s Christian Doepgen recently how his group is positioned in a challenging market and...
Gold and other assets
If you want to get precious gold out of the earth, then you need the right equipment. Bolloré Transport & Logistics transported some such equipment from the coast of Ghana to the hinterland of Bukina Faso on behalf of the firm West African Resources.
A gentle giant in Rostock
The cranes needed for heavylift operations are growing ever taller. At its Rostock production site Liebherr recently inaugurated its new TCC 78000 unit, designed to handle its own cranes. It will transfer units between the production plant and the quay there – and operate on...
Fresh winds for windmills
Many conditions have to be just right, and others might require improvement, in order for windmills to remain efficient and environmentfriendly. Flying wind turbines, designed to generate energy above the surface of the sea, are now being tested by makani, for instance. The...
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